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Monte Cristo Cottage

325 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4431
+1 860-443-0051
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Showed up for visit, but sign on door said call this number ...

have long been a fan of Eugene O'Neil and was anticipating a visit to his childhood homestead. I... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Idjit
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Saratoga Springs NY
A Trip in Time

As theatre aficionados it is fun to visit and be where famous writers spent their creative time... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
WildmanWong
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Spring, TX
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
14 Sep 2016
“O'Neills house makes an impression”
4 Nov 2016
“Showed up for visit, but sign on door said call this number ...”
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325 Pequot Ave, New London, CT 06320-4431
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+1 860-443-0051
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

have long been a fan of Eugene O'Neil and was anticipating a visit to his childhood homestead. I believe you learn a lot about a person by seeing where they grew up. While there are copious signs around town and on I-95, once we arrived...More

1  Thank Idjit
Reviewed 30 September 2016

As theatre aficionados it is fun to visit and be where famous writers spent their creative time. We looked out from the porch and walked around the area. You get some great views from the property. It felt like you were on the set of...More

Thank WildmanWong
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We enjoyed our tour of the house, which gives the impression of being frozen in time. You really get a sense of what he might have experienced living here.

Thank travlelf
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stopped here on the way back, and was shocked so few people were in attendance at our only American playwright to win a Nobel Prize. The lovely house is right across from the bay and the guide, Mary (appropriately), ushered us into to view...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Open only for limited hours and days, but well worth a visit. The scene of several great Eugene O'Neil's plays and his boyhood summer home. Owned by the O'Neil Theater Center and staffed by knowledgeable guides. A real treat for theater buffs.

Thank oompahdave
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Being in the cottage where America's best playwright lived as a boy was sensational. This house was the scene of America's best play, Long Days Journey Into Night.

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We drove an hour to get to the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London. Their website states that the hours are Thur - Sat 12pm - 4pm, Sun 1pm - 4 pm. Through Labor Day. Today is Friday, August 23rd and the weekend before Labor...More

3  Thank KRISPY16
Reviewed 21 July 2013

My husband and I teach English so we always hit literary attractions. This is the childhood home of Eugene O'Neill. It is a "must see" for anyone who enjoys his works.

Thank TGiF01
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